Publication Date: Friday, April 02, 2004
(April 02, 2004) Assault with a Deadly Weapon -- Costco, 3/28
Two Costco shoppers returned to their car and tried to pull out of their parking spot but found their path was blocked by a white van going the wrong way. The driver of the blocked-in car waved to the driver of the van to indicate that he was going the wrong way and blocking them, but the driver didn't move. Instead, he shouted obscenities at the other car.
The driver of the van and the passenger of the car each got out, at which point the driver of the van picked up a rock approximately four inches long and threw it in the direction of the other car and the passenger.
The rock didn't hit anything, but came close to hitting both of his targets and a third person who happened to be walking by. The suspect then fled in his van. The victims reported the incident to police, along with a description and license plate number. The suspect was located in his home town of Atherton and arrested by Atherton Police on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.
Robbery -- Moffett Boulevard and Highway 85, 3/26
A man was walking on Moffett Boulevard near the entrance to Highway 85 at approximately 10:50 p.m. when he was struck on the head from behind. He turned around and saw two suspects, one of whom insulted him and demanded money. The victim gave the suspects the small amount of money he had on him, and they fled.
Officers located the suspects in the area of Easy Street and Moffett Boulevard. Both were found to be juveniles, and they were booked into Juvenile Hall for robbery.
Auto Burglary -- 1500 Montalto Dr., 3/23
A man was woken up at around 1 a.m. by the sound of his dog barking loudly. When he went outside to investigate, he spotted at least one man walking away from the drivers' side of his car. The suspect got in his own car and drove away.
The victim inspected his car and found that his stereo was missing. The suspect is described as a light-skinned male of indeterminate race and age, 5'9", tall, with a thin build and short, dark hair. He was dressed in a black sweatshirt and black pants. His car was a white four-door, possibly a late 1980s model Buick.
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